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Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador
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The Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland (PAON) had already firmly established roots by 1949 when the British Dominion of Newfoundland became part of the Canadian confederation. As in most of early North American Pentecostalism, there were core distinctives of the new movement. Tongues-speaking seen as evidence of having received Spirit baptism, pre-millennial dispensationalism, salvation as the ultimate spiritual crisis experience preached with urgency in view of the imminence of Christ’s return, and the immediate reality of divine healing were foundational themes th…

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Butler, Ewen, “Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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